Bumble Bee tuna recalled due to possible bacteria

A local grocery chain has announced the recall of several tuna products, because of problems with sterilization. Giant says that Bumble Bee Seafoods has recalled certain canned Chunk Light tuna products due to problems with the sterilization process. According to Officials, these products could have bacteria or other pathogens that could result in life threatening illness if consumed.

The following products are included in this recall:
·    Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna in Water, 5 oz., UPC 8660000020 with best by dates of 02/10/2019, 02/16/2019, 02/17/2019, 02/18/2019, 02/22/2019, 02/23/2019 or 02/25/2019
·    Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna in Water 4 pack, 5 oz., UPC 8660000736 with best by dates of 02/09/2019, 02/10/2019, 02/22/2019, 02/29/2019

Giant says they haven’t received any reports of illnesses to date.Those who have purchased these products should discard any unused portions, and bring the purchase receipt to Giant for a full refund.  

For more information on the recall, Bumble Bee Consumer Affairs at 1-888-820-1947 and Giant Food Customer Service at 1-888-469-4426.

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